WWE has officially announced that they would hold their next event in Saudi Arabia on Friday, June 7. The show will take place at King Abdullah Sports City Stadium in Jeddah and will air live on the WWE Network.
Goldberg, Roman Reigns, The Undertaker, Kofi Kingston, Braun Strowman, Seth Rollins, and Brock Lesnar are advertised to appear at this show.
Natalya made it known in a recent interview with that she wants to wrestle in Saudi Arabia. Keep in mind that female talents are not allowed to wrestle or even appear on the show due to the culture in the country. However, Natalya wants to change that.
“I would really love a chance, one day, to go to Saudi Arabia. I think that would be such an incredible thing for women to make some history over there. So one day I hope, in a way that Sasha Banks and Alexa Bliss were able to wrestle in Abu Dhabi, one day hopefully that would be a place I would like to go to and be able to do something historical for women over there.
“I don’t know, but I’m a firm believer in never say never. For women to be able to one day be able to perform in Saudi Arabia, I know it’s not something were doing it at this moment, but one day I want to be one of the women to do that. For me I just think it would just be so historical for women to make those positive steps over there. I think it’d be a huge step for WWE and huge step for that country. It’s something I want to be a part of.”
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H/T to Fightful for the transcription